Funeral service for Luther Carmon “L.C.” Hammons, age 92, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Parks City Baptist Church with Bro. Don Russell and Bro. Charlie Hammons officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Saturday at Parks City Baptist Church.
L.C. was born on March 8, 1927 in Overton County, TN to the late Edward Tucker and Serena Oella Matheny Hammons. He served in the United States Navy and was a gunner on a destroyer in WWII. Mr. Hammons worked as a Plants Engineer at GTE/Automatic Electric in Huntsville, AL. He always enjoyed working and after retirement did ministry construction and home repairs for widowed members of his church. L.C. was a member of the Parks City Baptist Church and served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and on the long range planning committee. Mr. Hammons passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Arvelene Nail Hammons; son, Bro. Charlie (Judy) Hammons of Fayetteville, TN; daughter, Donna (Joel) Ledbetter of Signal Mountain, TN; grandchildren, Keith (Liz) Hammons, Kevin (Wendy) Hammons, Cortney (Mark) Hoffman, Carmen (Jacob) LeVally, Megan (Alex Beene) Ledbetter, and Madeline Ledbetter; great-grandchildren, Glenn (Kristin) Hammons, Emma (Kensey) Morar, Jim Hammons, Ellie Hammons, Baylee (Jake) Taylor, Maycee Hammons, Tucker Hoffman, Bentleigh Hoffman, Landon LeVally, and Oella Mae Beene; great-great-grandchildren, Jaxson Case Taylor and Caroline Elizabeth Morar; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, L.C. was preceded in death by his daughter, Helen Ann Hammons Beddingfield; great-grandson, Hayden Case Hammons; and siblings, Elvena Ashburn, Ernest Hammons, Beecher Hammons, Mary Roberson, Tim Hammons, Troy Hammons, Albert Hammons, Edna Randolf, and Margaret Roberts.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hayden C. Hammons Memorial Scholarship at P.O. Box 116, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Luther Carmon “L.C.” Hammons.
So sorry for your loss. Mr. Charlie you have had some major trials, but we know your faith has and will help you through this too.
Arvelene and family my prayers are with you and your family. Mr.L.C. was a Great Christian man..I miss all my church families at Park City.
So enjoyed sitting and discussing old Navy stories with L.C. Men like him add so much to our society, from his military service to his community work. He is an inspiration and will be greatly missed.
So sorry to hear about Mr L.C passing ….my prayers are with the family In this times to loss…..my all of you find peace and comfort in Hearts…oh how beautiful Heaven must be…..prayers
So sorry to hear about Mr L.C passing ….my prayers are with the family I the times to come…..my all of you find peace and comfort in Hearts…oh how beautiful Heaven must be…..prayers
So sorry to hear about Mr L.C passing ….my prayers are with the family I the times to come…..my all of you find peace and comfort in Hearts…oh how beautiful Heaven must be…..
So sorry to hear about Mr L.C passing ….my prayers are with the family…..my all find peace and comfort in Hearts…
Ms Arvelene and family…our deepest sympathies extended to you at this most difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
The Annie Bartlett family
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Mrs. Hammons, I’m so sorry for your loss. Mr. Hammons was a wonderful man. He will be missed I’m sure! I think a lot of your family.
So sorry for the loss of your dad. May God put His loving arms around you during this very difficult time
Deepest sympathy. Prayers for a beautiful memorial.
I’m so sorry to hear this. He was loved by so many.
Uncle L. C. taught me a lot as a boy and later as a young man and father. We have the utmost respect for him and his life. We love him and Aunt Arvelene and pray for the whole family.
Dead Arvelene and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of LC. He will be missed by so many! We send our love and prayers!
Our deepest Sympathies on Mr. Hammons passing. Praying for the family and friends.
Arvelene and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. You already know how much we loved L.C. He built our home 32 years ago and we still love it . He was such a wonderful Christian man. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you